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2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

 

Theme:

From Research to Application: The Role of Science in Achieving Sustainable Development.

 

Date: September 2020

 

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija Faculty of Law Building, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.

 

INTRODUCTION

This is to announce the hosting of “2nd Biennial Faculty of Natural Sciences Conference” by the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo, State, Nigeria. Faculty of Natural Sciences was established in 2006 in Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Nigeria. It is one of the Eight Faculties domiciled in Ajayi Crowther University located in the ancient city of Oyo along Ogbomosho-Ilorin road. The Faculty of Natural Sciences houses six Departments, namely: Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Chemical Sciences, Department of Computer Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, and Department of Physics. These Departments are well equipped for Teaching, Learning and Research in the Sciences to enhance our National manpower and engender development of the society thus solving the current myriads of challenges.

The“2nd Biennial Faculty of Natural Sciences Conference” aims at harnessing and applying scientific research in Africa. It is expected that through this intellectual platform, innovation and sustainable development can be achieved in developing countries especially Nigeria.

INVITATION

The Conference Local Organizing Committee on behalf of the Faculty of Natural Sciences heartily invite both old and budding scientists, policy makers, research institutes, researchers and the general public to her 2nd biennial Conference on the theme; “From Research to Application: The Role of Science in Achieving Sustainable Development” scheduled for Sunday 10th to Wednesday 13th May, 2020 in the Multipurpose Hall, Modupe and Folorusho Alakija Law Building, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Nigeria.

 

LANGUAGE OF CONFERENCE

The language of the Conference is English.

OBJECTIVES

The goal of the conference is to promote scientific research and innovation towards sustainable development. This can be achieved through exchange of information arising from researches carried out among the academia and industry.

SUB-THEMES

  1. ICT: An Innovative Tool for Sustainable Development
  2. Geosciences’ Solutions to Environmental and Economic Sustainability
  3. Harnessing Microbes for Sustainable Development
  4. New Frontiers in Mathematical Sciences: Systematic Computational Analysis in Mathematics and Statistics
  5. Emerging Research in Disease Mechanism and Search for Novel Drugs
  6. Applications of indigenous/Natural Products in Health and Disease.
  7. Application of Physics in Global Technological Innovation.

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Prof. Nyerhovwo Tonukari, Professor of Molecular Biotechnology.

Dean, Faculty of Science, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria

Founder, Academic Journals

Chairman, HarmonyPath Ltd.

 

Title:

Exploration of Science towards Utilization of Materials for National Development.

 

CONFERENCE TIMETABLE

Sunday 10th May, 2020

Arrival and Registration

Monday 11th May, 2020

Opening Ceremony

Keynote Address

1st Plenary Session

Conference Cocktail

Tuesday 12th May, 2020

2nd Plenary session & Technical session

3rd Plenary session &Technical session

Wednesday 13th May, 2020

4th Plenary session and Technical session

Closing ceremony and Departure

 

GUIDELINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT

Abstracts in Microsoft Word, of not more than 250 words (excluding the title, author(s) name and affiliations) are invited for oral or poster presentation(s). Abstract must be written and submitted in English language (Times New Roman, font size 12). The keywords should not be more than five. The keywords should be bold and capitalized, followed by full name(s) (surname first) of author(s) and address(es). This should include an email address for and phone number (with country code for foreign participants) and the corresponding author. Authors should indicate their subtheme and presentation preference (oral or poster) at the top of the Abstract. Abstract can be submitted as attachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through the conference website www.fnsconference.acu.edu.ng on or before 24th of April, 2020. Any abstract received after the deadline may not be included in the book of abstracts. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ADHERE STRICTLY TO THE GUIDELINE. There will be oral and poster presentations. The dimension for the Poster should be A0 portrait (84cm by 119cm) printed on a flex. PowerPoint Presentations should not be more than 20 slides. Duration for each presentation will be announced at venue.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE

Registration fees covering conference materials lunch and tea break is N25,000. International participants are to pay $75. Payments are to be made to: Ajayi Crowther University (ACU) Ventures, 1014882842, Zenith Bank PLC.

Evidence of payment should be sent to the conference e-mail address.

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT

Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo, State, Nigeria.

Tel: +234-803-375-0651; +234-803-715-7200; +234-805-158-7881; +234-806-661-3611

eMail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Web: https://fnsconference.acu.edu.ng

 

ADVERTISEMENT

The LOC welcomes advertisement in the conference programme/ Book of Abstracts.

Rate

Inside Front Page        ₦ 50,000

Inside Back Page        ₦ 30,000

Full Back Page            ₦ 50,000

Half Page (anywhere) ₦10,000

Center Page                 ₦25,000

Quarter Page               ₦5,000

Full Page inside           ₦15,000

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Conference participants will be responsible for their accommodation during the conference. However, below is the list of recommended standard hotels and guest houses within and around Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, lodging rate per night and approximate distance (by road) from the conference venue.

  1. Within ACU
  2. Bethel Inn (₦5000 – ₦8500) - 300 m
  3. Shepherd’s Inn (₦5000) - 150 m
  4. Jerusalem Inn (₦5000) - 300 m

 

  1. Outside ACU
  2. Begonia Hotel (₦26,000 – ₦75,000) - 6.4 km
  3. Labamba Hotel (₦6,900 - ₦34,000) - 5.1 km
  4. TEES Resort (₦7,500 – ₦20,000) - 4.1 km
  5. Baynikol Hotel (₦6,000 - ₦10,000) - 5.7 km
  6. Ola Royal Hotel (₦6,000- ₦10,000) - 6.3 km
  7. Grand Commodores Hotel and Suites (₦5000 - ₦7000) - 4.4 km

 

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Dr A. A. Olanbiwoninu (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Conference Chairperson

Prof. T. O. Femi-Ola (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Chairperson, LOC

Dr R. A. Isibor (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Vice Chairman, LOC

Mr J. O. Olayiwola (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Academic Secretary

Dr E. J. Oluwadare – Academic Technical Officer

Mr Timothy Dare – ICT Officer

Miss F. W. Ipeayeda – Welfare Officer

Dr. O. Babatunde – Journal Chairman

Mr A. Ore – PRO

Mr C. O. Okonkwo – Conference Desk Officer

Mr E. O. Makinde - Fund Raising Officer

Mr A. A. Afonja – Administrative Secretary

Mrs A. O. Adeniyi – Faculty Officer

 

Host

Prof.. E. T. Olayinka

(Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences)

 

Chief Host

Rt. Rev. Prof. Dapo Asaju

(The Vice-Chancellor)

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